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2011-06-22 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) is experiencing unprecedented growth - year-to-date sales are up an industry best 44.8 percent - and the company's diverse sports marketing properties have driven dramatic increases in consumer awareness, perception and consideration for the brand. Today, KMA announced a groundbreaking partnership with one of the most recognizable young players in professional basketball, Blake Griffin, who will serve as an official...

2011-05-06 09:58:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Clippers forward and 2010-11 T-Mobile NBA Rookie of the Year Blake Griffin has donated the autographed 2011 Kia Optima midsize sedan used in his jaw-dropping dunk in the Sprite Slam Dunk at NBA All-Star 2011 for a public charity auction on AutoTrader.com to benefit Stand Up To Cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/CL88097LOGO) Proceeds from the auction of the automobile will go directly to cancer research...

2011-04-07 13:44:00

IRVING, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panini America (www.paniniamerica.net), the world's largest sports and entertainment collectables company and the NBA's exclusive trading card and sticker partner, has inked Los Angeles Clippers slam-dunk sensation Blake Griffin to an exclusive multi-year agreement. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110407/DA79477) Griffin joins a growing roster of exclusive athletes that are part of the Panini family, including five-time NBA...

2011-03-11 02:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VH-1 Celebrity Fit Club star, Harvey Walden, is set to transform the lives of youth in new TV Docu-series "Harvey's Transformation Camp." With America's teens leading the world's youth in obesity and trailing in fitness and academic achievement, many circles describe these issues as epidemic. Growing up in the mean streets of Chicago and refusing to be a victim of the invisible walls of the inner city, Harvey pushed himself to be the best...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'